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“While the previous books in this series are all amazing...this installment by far has the most heart. ...Done in a way that will stick with readers long after the final page is turned.”—RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars, Top Pick! Gold


Every time Delilah Webster runs into Mike McCauley, he practically bites her head off. The rough-and-tumble contractor clearly has baggage. Del has her own emotional scars and knows she’s better off keeping her distance, but Mike’s temptation in jeans and a T-shirt and she’s always been good with her hands… 

There’s something about the strong-willed mechanic that sets Mike’s motor running—and scares the hell out of him. Mike has loved and lost and will never hurt like that again, even if that means walking away from a woman who makes him feel alive for the first time in years.

When a simple kiss turns hot and heavy, Mike discovers he can’t stay away, no matter how certain he is they’re destined to crash and burn…


Welcome to the rough-and-tumble McCauley family, a tight-knit band of four bachelor brothers who work hard, drink beer, and relentlessly tease each other. When three independent women move in next door, all hell breaks loose.

The McCauley Brothers Series:

The Troublemaker Next Door

How to Handle a Heartbreaker

Ruining Mr. Perfect

What to Do with a Bad Boy

Praise for The McCauley Brothers series: 

“Funny, addicting, and full of hot sex scenes, leaving readers eager for the next McCauley novel.”—Booklist

“Filled with strong-willed characters. The love scenes…will make readers sweat.”—RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars, Top Pick! Gold

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Customer Reviews

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characters that you want to have as friends and neighbors.

My first introduction to the McCauley brothers, I didn’t find a great deal of missing information that was integral to this story’s enjoyment, but I can say that you will want to read the first three books in the series: the fun in this series and the heart in this story are not to be missed.

Mike McCauley is a solidly alpha male with a young son: his family has been plotting and scheming for ages to get him involved with another woman since the death of his wife during Colin’s birth. In this installment, everyone is in on the plan, including Colin.

Laughter is a highlight in this story: the characters obviously enjoy and appreciate one another, and even their pranks are amusing. Poor Mike didn’t stand a chance with everyone plotting and planning, even down to Colin with his own idea of ‘the perfect woman’.

Delilah is the woman who is in everyone’s sights for Mike now. A tattooed mechanic with a hard outer shell, Del is genuine, honest and above all, kind. She and Mike have an attraction, but she is wary: different from the other women he has dated, she’s the breath of fresh air that he so desperately needs, and he is the one to make her happy.

Slowly developing the romance, Marie Harte uncovers and reveals the characters with care and depth, giving us backstory and showing the gradual development of friendships and love that are occurring. Plenty of banter and interactions between all characters that feels real and honest, with characters that you want to have as friends and neighbors.

I received an eArc copy of the title from the publisher via NetGalley for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own responsibility.

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